LightNode United States Silicon Valley BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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LightNode United States Silicon Valley BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

The LightNode United States Silicon Valley Shared vCPU Cloud Instance is an ideal platform for developers to quickly set up blogs or forums. The platform is supported by QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+ Processor, which delivers high performance. It comes with 4 vCPU/8 GB RAM/50 GB Disk/BGP NetWorking/2 TB Transfer/1x IPv4, making it a powerful solution for your hosting needs.

The platform’s networking is optimized for international routes, ensuring that overseas users can access your website quickly and easily. However, users from China may experience higher latency. Additionally, LightNode supports application mirrors such as WordPress, enabling you to deploy your blog or forum quickly.

One of the highlights of the LightNode platform is its flexibility and affordability. With its low price and flexible configuration, you can create robust websites and applications for your customers at a lower cost than other hosting providers.

About LightNode

LightNode is a VPS hosting provider that offers a simple panel for easily deploying web applications. They have more than 24 locations available around the globe and offer flexible hourly billing for their VPS servers. Multiple payment methods are accepted, including PayPal and Credit Cards.

According to user reviews, LightNode is a solid choice for those in need of a fast and stable server. Their support team is always responsive and helpful.

One user mentioned that they chose LightNode because of their featured country nodes and cheap prices. They also mentioned that the network is stable and they were able to deploy both WordPress and WooCommerce without any inaccessibility.

Official Website: https://www.lightnode.com

Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+
 CPU Cores          : 4 @ 2294.608 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Disabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 50.0 GB (1.8 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 7.8 GB (84.7 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 1 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-12-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Offline
 Organization       : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
 Location           : Mountain View / US
 Region             : California
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 254 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 318 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 322 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 298.0 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    100.92 Mbps       97.80 Mbps          24.08 ms    
 Los Angeles, US  100.77 Mbps       97.73 Mbps          11.15 ms    
 Dallas, US       101.39 Mbps       97.89 Mbps          39.10 ms    
 Montreal, CA     100.36 Mbps       98.06 Mbps          66.09 ms    
 Paris, FR        103.98 Mbps       102.49 Mbps         148.81 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    109.57 Mbps       98.77 Mbps          141.44 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     108.09 Mbps       98.78 Mbps          131.69 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      103.63 Mbps       101.39 Mbps         168.16 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     4.91 Mbps         1.05 Mbps           152.24 ms   
 Singapore, SG    107.03 Mbps       100.33 Mbps         175.02 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        102.70 Mbps       99.47 Mbps          106.54 ms   
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 Finished in        : 5 min 6 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-14 19:10:44 CST

Looking Glass

Test IPv4: 38.54.94.46

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv4 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
ASN        : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
Host       : KaopuCloud-US
Location   : Ashburn, Virginia (VA)
Country    : United States

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 185.14 MB/s  (46.2k) | 895.39 MB/s  (13.9k)
Write      | 185.63 MB/s  (46.4k) | 900.10 MB/s  (14.0k)
Total      | 370.78 MB/s  (92.6k) | 1.79 GB/s    (28.0k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 1.21 GB/s     (2.3k) | 1.28 GB/s     (1.2k)
Write      | 1.28 GB/s     (2.5k) | 1.37 GB/s     (1.3k)
Total      | 2.50 GB/s     (4.8k) | 2.66 GB/s     (2.5k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 95.3 Mbits/sec  | 86.6 Mbits/sec  | 135 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | busy            | 140 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 96.0 Mbits/sec  | busy            | 145 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 87.8 Mbits/sec  | 78.8 Mbits/sec  | 235 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 101 Mbits/sec   | 41.8 Mbits/sec  | 69.0 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 102 Mbits/sec   | 97.1 Mbits/sec  | 43.4 ms        
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 104 Mbits/sec   | 97.9 Mbits/sec  | 10.5 ms        

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 533                           
Multi Core      | 1596                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/1593599

YABS completed in 14 min 45 sec

Summarize

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Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :  11.61 MiB/s |   92.84 Mbps  | ping   0.421ms
 Gdrive   :   9.71 MiB/s |   77.70 Mbps  | ping  10.886ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :   7.54 MiB/s |   60.29 Mbps  | ping  65.096ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :  11.62 MiB/s |   93.00 Mbps  | ping   0.926ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     : 857.39 KiB/s |    6.70 Mbps  | ping  69.258ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  11.33 MiB/s |   90.66 Mbps  | ping  18.856ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  10.76 MiB/s |   86.11 Mbps  | ping  44.035ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  11.38 MiB/s |   91.02 Mbps  | ping  11.970ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   8.77 MiB/s |   70.19 Mbps  | ping  68.022ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :  10.35 MiB/s |   82.81 Mbps  | ping  57.760ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   7.68 MiB/s |   61.43 Mbps  | ping 132.592ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   5.93 MiB/s |   47.46 Mbps  | ping 150.986ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   4.77 MiB/s |   38.20 Mbps  | ping 160.994ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   4.76 MiB/s |   38.07 Mbps  | ping 138.776ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   7.45 MiB/s |   59.63 Mbps  | ping 144.828ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     506 B/s |      N/A       | ping 162.293ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     585 B/s |      N/A       | ping 144.359ms
 Online, France               :   6.98 MiB/s |   55.85 Mbps  | ping 143.293ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     312 B/s |      N/A       | ping 170.108ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   5.10 MiB/s |   40.79 Mbps  | ping 169.237ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     367 B/s |      N/A       | ping 170.278ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   2.75 MiB/s |   21.98 Mbps  | ping 193.097ms
 Prima, Argentina      :   2.98 MiB/s |   23.83 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   2.68 MiB/s |   21.46 Mbps  | ping 180.087ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   8.39 MiB/s |   67.14 Mbps  | ping 106.494ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   2.81 MiB/s |   22.51 Mbps  | ping 216.097ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   8.30 MiB/s |   66.42 Mbps  | ping 106.464ms


 Benchmark finished in 129 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: US)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   US
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           San Jose, CA 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 San Jose, CA  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        USD
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================
==============[ Taiwan ]===============
 KKTV:                                  No
 LiTV:                                  No
 MyVideo:                               No
 4GTV.TV:                               No
 LineTV.TW:                             No
 Hami Video:                            No
 CatchPlay+:                            No
 HBO GO Asia:                           No
 Bahamut Anime:                         Failed (Network Connection)
 Bilibili Taiwan Only:                  No
=======================================
=============[ Hong Kong ]=============
 Now E:                                 Failed (Unexpected Result: )
 Viu.TV:                                No
 MyTVSuper:                             No
 HBO GO Asia:                           No
 BiliBili Hongkong/Macau/Taiwan:        No
=======================================
===============[ Japan ]===============
 DMM:                                   Yes
 DMM TV:                                No
 Abema.TV:                              No
 Niconico:                              No
 music.jp:                              No
 Telasa:                                No
 Paravi:                                No
 U-NEXT:                                No
 Hulu Japan:                            No
 TVer:                                  Yes
 GYAO!:                                 Yes
 WOWOW:                                 No
 VideoMarket:                           Failed (Unexpected Result: 404)
 FOD(Fuji TV):                          No
 Radiko:                                No
 Karaoke@DAM:                           No
 J:com On Demand:                       No
 ---Game---
 Kancolle Japan:                        No
 Pretty Derby Japan:                    No
 Konosuba Fantastic Days:               No
 Princess Connect Re:Dive Japan:        Yes
 World Flipper Japan:                   Yes
 Project Sekai: Colorful Stage:         No
=======================================
===========[ North America ]===========
 FOX:                                   Yes
 Hulu:                                  Failed
 NFL+:                                  No
 ESPN+:[Sponsored by Jam]               No
 Epix:                                  No
 Starz:                                 No
 Philo:                                 No
 FXNOW:                                 Yes
 TLC GO:                                Yes
 HBO Max:                               Yes
 Shudder:                               Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Crackle:                               Yes
 CW TV:                                 Yes
 A&E TV:                                No
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 NBC TV:                                Yes
 Fubo TV:                               Yes
 Tubi TV:                               Yes
 Sling TV:                              Yes
 Pluto TV:                              Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 encoreTVB:                             No
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
 Discovery+:                            Yes
 Paramount+:                            No
 Peacock TV:                            Yes
 Popcornflix:                           Yes
 Crunchyroll:                           Yes
 Directv Stream:                        No
 KBS American:                          No
 KOCOWA:                                Yes
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 ---CA---
 CBC Gem:                               No
 Crave:                                 Yes
=======================================
===========[ South America ]===========
 Star+:                                 No
 HBO Max:                               Yes
 DirecTV Go:                            Yes (Region: CO)
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
=======================================
===============[ Europe ]==============
 Rakuten TV:                            Yes
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
 SkyShowTime:                           No
 HBO Max:                               Yes
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 ---GB---
 Sky Go:                                Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 ITV Hub:                               No
 Channel 4:                             No
 Channel 5:                             No
 BBC iPLAYER:                           No
 Discovery+ UK:                         No
 ---FR---
 Salto:                                 Failed (Network Connection)
 Canal+:                                No
 Molotov:                               No
 ---DE---
 Joyn:                                  No
 Sky:                                   No
 ZDF:                                   No
 ---NL---
 NLZIET:                                Failed
 videoland:                             Failed (Network Connection)
 NPO Start Plus:                        No
 ---ES---
 PANTAYA:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 ---IT---
 Rai Play:                              Yes
 ---RU---
 Amediateka:                            Yes
=======================================
==============[ Oceania ]==============
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
 Paramount+:                            No
 ---AU---
 Stan:                                  Yes
 Binge:                                 Yes
 Docplay:                               No
 7plus:                                 No
 Channel 9:                             No
 Channel 10:                            No
 ABC iView:                             No
 Kayo Sports:                           No
 Optus Sports:                          No
 SBS on Demand:                         No
 ---NZ---
 Neon TV:                               Yes
 SkyGo NZ:                              No
 ThreeNow:                              No
 Maori TV:                              Yes
=======================================
==============[ Korean ]===============
 Wavve:                                 No
 Tving:                                 No
 Coupang Play:                          No
 Naver TV:                              No
 Afreeca TV:                            Yes
 KBS Domestic:                          No
=======================================
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done! 

Global Ping Test

LightNode United States Silicon Valley BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

Query: ping 38.54.25.152, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 38.54.25.152 – ARIN /23 AS138915 KAOPU-HK Kaopu – United States, California, Los Angeles

CloudFlare Internet Test

LightNode United States Silicon Valley BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

LightNode United States Silicon Valley BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

LightNode United States Silicon Valley BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

LightNode United States Silicon Valley BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

The LightNode admin control panel is purpose-built to simplify the management and monitoring of instances and their settings. Its server configuration feature offers developers an effective way to customize their instance infrastructure according to their unique requirements.

Moreover, the admin control panel comes equipped with a variety of reliable monitoring tools that facilitate real-time tracking of network statistics and swift issue diagnosis.

Other noteworthy features include firewall access controls, ticket management support, and comprehensive financial and user profile management functionalities.

Server Pricing

LightNode United States Silicon Valley BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

Official Website: https://www.lightnode.com

Coupon

Newly registered users can get up to $20 as a bonus for the first recharge.

Conclusion

While LightNode Singapore Shared vCPU Cloud Instance is a promising hosting platform with affordable pricing, it does have a few drawbacks to consider.

One issue mentioned by users is the lack of cPanel support and a narrow range of product categories, as the platform only offers VPS hosting. Additionally, some users have noted that Payoneer is not currently supported as a payment method.

Despite these limitations, LightNode offers a reliable hosting solution with multiple data center locations worldwide and a user-friendly administrative panel for the seamless deployment of web applications.

The platform’s hourly billing system is also a plus for users who need to customize and manage VPS instances flexibly. Overall, LightNode is a cost-effective option for developers or small businesses seeking an easy-to-use hosting solution.

Official Website: https://www.lightnode.com

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